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Schools Offering Emergency Medical Training Programs in Utah


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Utah receive emergency medical training certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 70 emergency medical technicians graduate from Utah's 5 EMT schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Utah with a EMT program is Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem. In 2010, it was ranked 62nd nationwide. In 2010, Mountainland Applied Technology College graduated no students from its EMT program.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a EMT program is Weber State University, which is located in Ogden. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Weber State University EMT program. Tuition at Weber State University was $4,311 per year.

Davis Applied Technology College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a EMT program. It is located in Kaysville. 63 students graduated with certificate in EMT from Davis Applied Technology College in 2010. Students at Davis Applied Technology College paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's EMT schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,418 per year, though tuition can range from $4,311 per year to $3,489 per year. The Utah EMT schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  2. Utah Valley University - located in Orem, students are charged $4,288 per year
  3. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year

The following Utah EMT schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year
  2. Utah Valley University - located in Orem, students are charged $4,288 per year
  3. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year

An EMT certificate from an Utah school... what next?

The highest percentage of EMT graduates in Utah pursue careers as an emergency medical technician. Utah had 2,000 emergency medical technicians in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Utah emergency medical technicians:

  1. Salt Lake County - 1,050 emergency medical technicians
  2. Davis County - 220 emergency medical technicians
  3. Juab County - 210 emergency medical technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,250 emergency medical technicians will be working in Utah state. This would require the number of emergency medical technicians to grow by 23%.

Salary

On average, an emergency medical technician earns a salary of $31,470 per year in Utah state. In 2010, however, some Utah emergency medical technicians earned as little as less than $16,010 per year or as much as more than $47,750 per year. An emergency medical technician in the following Utah counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Salt Lake County - $34,960 per year
  2. Zapata County - $34,270 per year
  3. Davis County - $31,170 per year

An emergency medical technician in the following counties in Utah make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Washington County - $22,760 per year
  2. Juab County - $25,100 per year
  3. Carbon County - $25,140 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Utah statistics regarding a career in emergency medical training and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or paramedic.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Emergency Medical Training in Utah
  • Certificate in Emergency Medical Training in Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,359 miles from location Utah Valley University Orem UT 15.0907 n/a 28,765
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,511 miles from location Dixie State College of Utah Saint George UT 17.5892 n/a 7,708
7,357 miles from location Davis Applied Technology College Kaysville UT 21.3093 n/a 4,194
7,360 miles from location Mountainland Applied Technology College Orem UT 37.6824 n/a 533
 

Curious what studying EMT gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics + 2,000 $31,470 28.2%
 

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